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MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
's legacy. how are you, sir? >> good morning. >> i'm interested in how technology can revive the dream. let's talk about post partisan ways to use technology to change a lot of the problems we have. >> let's talk about that. everybody agrees that only growth can give us the american dream again and balance the budget. >> how? >> the key to any successful economy in the world today is to have widespread broadband, lots of that internet you were just talking about and very, very cheep and clean energy. if we can move the economy very, very rapidly to cheep and clean energy and to very widespread broadband, we will have the platform on which rapid economic growth will be possible. >> you made the me think about a guest we had a couple of weeks ago. ray was brilliant and talked a lot about the singularity and the future where man and machine and technology will be much more merged than we are now. technology will allow it to do things that are unimaginable at this point. do you foresee that future where technology becomes part of the body and allows it to go to another level. >> the most exciti
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
for the suggestion. we have about 25 minutes left. we'll come back and talk with jason pontin of the "mit technology review." the subject is about solving big problems in america. we'll take your calls in a moment. [video clip] >> the british admirals and generals were reporting to the crown that the colonists were sending ships everywhere to try to get ammunition and muskets and cannons. this was after the british had sent more troops to boston after the boston tea party and it's clear the colonists were pulling together the ammunition and cannons. the king basically prohibited british ships from taking ammunition and everything to the colonies unless it was officially sanctioned. they were very alert to this. as soon as the collins found out about the order in new hampshire and rhode island, they took the ammunition so everybody knew it was coming in the winter of 77 for-1775 -- in the winter of 1774-1775. >> "washington journal" continues. host: we are focusing on the "mit technology review." we are talking about big problems in the world. we will get to this coverage in just a second. this is ja
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
are free. >> these kinds of smartphone technologies have the potential for a lot of good but the potential for a lot of harm too in terms of embarrassment, unwanted disclosures or discomfort from being tracked. >> reporter: gibson can't get over how easy it was for him and his daughter to be tracked. what's it make you think about? >> if he can find me anybody can. >> reporter: app developers are responding by adding disclosures and written policies which it turns out almost nobody reads. if you read each policy for every website or application you use this year it could take three months of your life. for "cbs this morning," sharyl attkisson, washington. >>> david kirkpatrick is founder and ceo of a media company that focuses on the role of technology in business and society. david, good to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> why does angry birds need to know where we are? >> excellent question and great report. they want to be able to charge more for the ads they sell to their advertisers and it's understandable, but i think that report really points
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
enforcement, they will tell you they need things like a national registry of gun sales tracing technology. so when crimes occur, they're able to trace them back. law enforcement says they need background checks and the nra has opposed a comprehensive background check policy. 80% of violent crimes come use -- using firearms, come from the sales of unlicensed users. such as gun shows. >> one of the things i found ironic is you found how we need a better data base system for the mentally ill. but no mention of the work that his organization has done to block as you say these data bases that would better track gun sales as well as do background checks. >> that's right. they have opposed the states cooperating with the federal system. a national registry of mentally ill. they have as i said opposed all of the tools that law enforcement has asked including extending background checks responsible for most of the guns sold and used in violent crimes. the second is this doozy that guns are for self-deference. when we know as basic silence and data that if you have a gun in your home, you're 22 more ti
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